Judge finds evidence of ‘overt discrimination’ and says claimant’s pregnancy was ‘tainted with mixed feelings’ as a result
1.5 million adults missing out on upskilling opportunities because of government underspend, FOI reveals
The rights and risks of night workers
What does the Sue Gray report teach us about workplace culture?
Flexible furlough led to increased openness around part-time working, survey finds
Monkeypox: what should employers be doing?
Two in three women of colour forced to hide their personality at work, poll finds
Majority of employees are happy to share ethnicity data, poll finds
College broke Covid health and safety rules, watchdog’s investigation into employee death finds
Executive pay gap set to widen, think tank warns
Quarter of workers are now hybrid, official figures show
20-21 April 2022, London and online
Join this exclusive two-day conference to explore and better address the need for transformation and change within the organisation development and design disciplines in this post-pandemic society.
27-28 April 2022, London and online
Following the Covid-19 pandemic, culture change and purpose are gaining more attention than ever as leaders seek to define their organisations as attractive and meaningful places to work. Join the CIPD's exclusive two-day experience and leverage employee experience to drive organisational success.
11 May 2022, London and online
By registering for this one-day conference, you will gain practical insights on how to demonstrate that your reward and benefits structures cover fundamental aspects, such as: gender pay gap, executive pay, avoid reputational risk and backlash from stakeholders and more.
15-16 June 2022, London Olympia
Join the CIPD Festival of Work 2022 to explore the most important question for any organisation – how can you create an environment which enables people to work better, and which works better for your people? Explore the event and create your action plan to make that a reality for your organisation.
“I used to be responsible for their development. Now I’m responsible for their lives”
“How my half-Ukrainian startup is supporting its people during the war”
Ukraine conflict: How can HR help?
People Management asks experts what business leaders and people practitioners need to consider as they look to support those affected
‘Homes for Ukraine’: What does HR need to know about hiring refugees?
With businesses prepared to open up jobs to people fleeing Ukraine, People Management asks experts how the process works, and what firms need to consider
Showing compassion for refugees can benefit individuals and organisations
Dieu Hack-Polay explains how working with those displaced by previous conflicts has afforded him new skills, and why we must now do the same for Ukrainian victims
How can businesses survive the ‘Great Resignation’?
Rena Magdani outlines how firms can protect themselves during this period of labour market upheaval
Amid the ‘Great Resignation’, creating a sense of belonging is more important than ever
With the job market in relative turmoil, businesses must concentrate on retaining their current staff, argues Lee Waller
Will there really be a ‘Great Resignation’?
Nicola Callaghan examines the likelihood that predictions of a mass worker exodus will come to fruition, and how employers can prevent it happening
In a buoyant jobs market, firms need to take a holistic approach to retention
With candidates holding all the cards in a turbulent hiring pool, Lynn Smith explains why employers should be working harder to hold on to valuable staff
What caused the talent crisis – and how can HR solve it?
In some sectors, the labour market is far from buoyant – but HR can play a key role in ensuring the worker shortages seen this year are a thing of the past as we move into 2022
Reskilling could save firms £50k compared to hiring new talent
Training existing workers can benefit businesses, experts say, but caution it needs to be done with employees in mind
Is your business agile enough for the new ways of working?
Covid-19 has challenged organisations around the globe and will permanently reshape how many operate. Softworks examines how workforce management technology can help businesses navigate this new normal
Change leadership in a post-pandemic world
Campbell Macpherson from the executive education department at Henley Business School explores people’s capacity to change and why treating everyone as individuals is the way forward
Rising Vibe uses emotion to drive performance and business results
Gender balance is a hot topic – yet it seems men don't get the same emotional support at work because of a commonly-held view that feelings are exclusive to women. Rising Vibe is seeking to challenge the current level of focus on emotional support
Use assessments to enhance your learning process
In a new white paper, Questionmark shares key concepts and best practices for developing effective assessments and interpreting their results to drive better and more informed decisions that can enhance your organisation’s learning process
PM Insight podcast special: How to thrive in the new hybrid work world
In this special podcast episode, People Management Insight speaks to experts and explores HR’s role in keeping the ship afloat amid the storms of workplace change
Want to hit the ground running in 2022? Focus on your employees
This year, how you engage employees will be a key differentiator. Experience management leader Medallia breaks down the secrets to being successful – and competitive
Humanity at work: a people-centric approach for a new era of work
Closing the skills confidence gap
Creating the HR and payroll foundations for success
The Open University offers new Higher Technical Qualifications
Fixer: Hiring is being impacted by boss’s antipathy for flexible working
Are your employees really working from home?
Are your staff going back to 'normal'?
Upgrading the employee experience in a hybrid world
Seven ways leaders can develop their hybrid skills
Is the prime minister right about the importance of office culture?
Combating loneliness among a flexible workforce
How to create a good company culture while working hybrid
Two-thirds of workers would not share mental health problems with their employer, poll finds
Harnessing successful employee relations in the hybrid era
Why we need to look beyond company demographics
How privileged employees can help protect victims of microaggression
One million more disabled people in work than five years ago, official figures show
Calling a man ‘bald’ is sex-related harassment, tribunal rules
Avoiding pregnancy and maternity discrimination claims
Male managers blocking gender equality efforts, research suggests
10 microaggressions Black women experience at work – and how HR can put a stop to them
How can businesses better include transgender workers?
Ethnic pay gap reporting: an update
Why HR should tailor recruitment process to candidates with dyslexia
Can employers legally microchip their staff?
Artificial intelligence has not caused loss of jobs
Study finds less than a quarter of firms that introduced AI had seen an overall loss of roles
What type of person would a robot hire?
AI can take the legwork out of recruitment – but with debates over algorithm bias and the risk of human redundancies still raging, HR needs to tread carefully
The legal pitfalls of using AI in recruitment
Gwynneth Tan highlights the issues employers should be aware of when considering adopting technology into their hiring processes
AI will take our jobs – but it can happen in an orderly fashion
There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence will replace humans in many roles, argues Nikos Bozionelos, but we have to act now to make sure the process is smooth
How AI can help build a diverse workforce
Technology can not only help remove biases from recruitment, it can also help create fairer opportunities and improve diversity, say Maria Moraes Robinson and Simon Robinson
How AI could affect employee management
Artificial intelligence poses both challenges and benefits for staff and managers including less job security and taking over the decision-making process, says Kirk Chang
How will new AI legislation affect businesses?
With concerns growing over the use of artificial intelligence in the workplace, People Management explores the implications parliamentary proposals would have on work processes
Should people management policies use AI?
Technology with sophisticated algorithms is becoming a popular tool in HR to make employment decisions, but it does not eliminate biases, warns Anna Ginès
Will digital transformation really lead to a ‘jobocalypse’?
Technology is here to enhance jobs, not replace them, enabling the automation of repetitive processes so humans can focus on other tasks, says Dr Zeynep Hizir
New guidance on dealing with bullying and workplace conflict for HR professionals and line managers.
How can organisations measure and evaluate the impact of their L&D programmes?
The CIPD's 2020 report explores the key trends influencing the future of work and how they will shape the people profession
The CIPD's new learning experiences: overcome day-to-day challenges and excel now and throughout your career.
Saga came through multiple crises to become fit for the 21st century
How NHS Business Services Authority revamped its talent management strategy
Pursuing external accreditations gave Preston College employees a voice
Why Virgin Money gave its staff the freedom to work anywhere
Covid enabled Severn Trent to supercharge its strategy
The water company was able to rethink and improve its long-term plans, despite initially being derailed by the global pandemic
Highlighting race and privilege has been key to wellbeing for East London NHS Foundation Trust
Sharing employees' experiences of bullying and harassment has also enabled the trust to foster a culture where staff feel empowered to call out unacceptable behaviour
How Experian is working to retain its culture as it moves to hybrid
The financial information firm implemented flexible working options in the midst of the pandemic and is also amalgamating its physical office space
WDP overhauled its benefits strategy to provide what was important to employees
The charity rethought its pay structure and introduced several family-friendly perks that crucially didn't break the bank
Blood Cancer UK implemented a truly flexible culture in order to better retain talent
The charity moved to a culture focused on outputs and objectives rather than where and how staff work
The training Pedal Me needed didn't exist – so it designed its own from scratch
All riders for the bike courier company must pass its bespoke City & Guilds qualification before being offered a role
How to let your employees work from anywhere
HR's ultimate guide to visas
Jacob Rees Mogg’s return-to-office call: is he right?
How to create a learning culture
Would you send your white employees home an hour early?
The metaverse: a whole new world of work?
All your pay and benefits questions – answered
From flexible working and bonuses to fertility treatment and the gender pay gap, People Management's panel of experts tackles readers' most pressing reward problems
How to get HR careers off to a flying start
Getting a foot in the people profession’s door is rarely easy, but employers that invest in practitioners early on stand to reap the benefits
What's the best way to recruit high-quality HR people?
Hiring is difficult across the board right now, but the people profession can be an exemplar when recruiting its own
Meet People Management's HR 30 Under 30 2022
We showcase the handpicked list of young people practitioners paving the way for the profession's next generation
15 minutes with… Guy Singh-Watson
Q&A: Professor Claudia Goldin
15 minutes with… Laura Empson
Q&A: Angela Williams
15 minutes with… Rob Pierre
Q&A: Baroness Denise Kingsmill
15 minutes with… Cherie Pridham
Q&A: Esther Wallington
Hightown Housing Association, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Engineering Construction Industry Association, Southern England (Home based)
GLF Schools, Surrey / West Sussex
HMRC, Cardiff, Swansea, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham or Worthing